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ACC finds glaring loopholes in service delivery

The majority of the respondents feel that corruption is quite serious in Bhutan and has increased over the last five years. By Chimi Wangmo The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in its National Integrity Assessment (NIA) states that at the national level indicates that efforts and initiatives undertaken by the public agencies to improve integrity are on track to achieve intended results. …

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A future for all: Addressing Human-wildlife conflict

Human-wildlife conflict which is rampant in Bhutan and all parts of the natural world continue to be overlooked by policymakers. By Tandin Wangchuk A joint report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and WWF titled ‘A future for all – the need for human-wildlife coexistence’, reveals that globally, conflict-related killing affects more than 75% of the worldโ€™s wild cat …

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An arm for an Aam: Promoting Indian mangoes in Bhutan

By Tashi Dhendup The Embassy of India and the Food and Agricultural Export Development Authority of India (APEDA) organized a virtual seller-buyer meeting, between the Uttar Pradesh Co-operative Marketing Association (HOFED) and importers Bhutanese, to promote the export of Indian mangoes to Bhutan. The virtual meet was conducted with a particular focus on the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Speaking …

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CodeMonkey: A gift from His Majesty The King

By Phurpa Wangmo One of the most cherished dreams of His Majesty the King, Bhutan is gradually taking baby steps towards becoming an IT-enabled society with the launch of CodeMonkey, an online platform, to make coding more fun and engaging for students. On a historic note, the Royal society of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (RSSTEM) of His Majestyโ€™s Secretariat …

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Incessant rain disrupts power generation at Tala

As intake tunnels gets clogged due to debris from the surging river, millions of revenues are lost in a day By Tashi Namgyal Tala Hydroelectric Plant suffered a daily revenue loss of around Nu 55 million since 6PM of July 19 when the plant had to be completely shut down due to debris from incessant rainfall over the past week …

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